Driving under the influence

A woman walks the white line during a field sobriety test. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Arlington Police Stepping Up DWI Enforcement

Police in Arlington are beginning a new effort to keep drunk drivers off of area roads after a number of deadly alcohol-related crashes this year.

11/09/2011

Tavian Sabur, who was killed by a suspected drunken driver on Sept. 1, 2011.

Memorial Held For 10-Year-Old Killed By Suspected Drunken Driver

Friends, neighbors and family gathered together at a memorial for Tavian Sabur, a 10-year-old who died Thursday after being hit by a suspected drunken driver.

09/02/2011

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Crash Scene Extremely Haunting For Accident Good Samaritan

Yet another wrong-way crash tied up traffic in Dallas early Friday morning, but the accident haunts the memories of a good Samaritan who helped there because it reminded him of a fatality accident he caused years ago.

08/12/2011

Police said Gustavo Camacho was driving drunk when he crashed into a car and killed a man.  (Photo credit Grand Prairie Police)

Fatal DWI Offender May Be In Country Illegally

An Arlington man who police have arrested for driving while intoxicated during a fatal wreck in Grand Prairie Friday may be in this country illegally, despite having two prior DWI convictions.

06/07/2011

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MLB, Union Discussing Alcohol Plan

Major League Baseball and its players’ association are considering a formal plan for dealing with alcohol-related incidents in the next collective bargaining agreement.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2011

Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

2 Dallas Police Officers Fired

Two Dallas police officers have been fired after one was found to have marijuana in her bloodstream after being arrested for driving while intoxicated and another officer came to work drunk.

04/22/2011

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Woman Killed By Monster Truck At Dallas Strip Club

A Dallas man is facing criminal charges for running over a woman with his monster truck in a strip club parking lot.

03/17/2011

Police officers stop cars at roadblock (AP Photo)

Euless Rep. Prepares Sobriety Checkpoint Bill

Justin resident Doyce Grant just can’t understand why Texas is one of 12 states that doesn’t allow for police to set up sobriety checkpoints.

CBSDFW.COM–12/21/2010

Officer Jason Voelz

Drunken Driver Slams Into Garland Police Officer

A Garland police officer was seriously injured after a suspected drunken driver slammed into him while he stood outside his patrol car on the shoulder of George Bush Turnpike early Sunday morning.

CBSDFW.COM–12/19/2010

Police officers stop cars at roadblock (AP Photo)

Sobriety Checkpoints Likely To Cause Legislative Divide, Again

A bill slated to be introduced to the Texas Legislature next year may crack down on drunken drivers, but some believe it will be at the cost of constitutional freedoms.

CBSDFW.COM–11/30/2010

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Lawmakers To Renew Sobriety Checkpoint Effort

North Texas lawmakers plan to try again to introduce a sobriety checkpoints bill in the new legislative session.

CBSDFW.COM–11/27/2010

24-year-old Kina Williams, in the red jacket in the bottom left of the picture, was killed by a drunken driver on Nov. 20, 2010 in Dallas.

Friends, Family Mourn Mother & Daughter After Deadly Wreck

As traffic rushed by Sunday, friends gathered on a Dallas street corner to pray and mourn the loss of 24-year-old Kina Williams and her 2 year old daughter Karmen, who were killed in a car accident Saturday.

11/21/2010

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